Nelson's Pocket Book Pediatric



This bestselling and widely used pediatric antimicrobial therapy resource provides instant access to reliable, up-to-the-minute recommendations for therapy of all infectious diseases. This latest update is based on the 19th edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates.

Nelson's Pocket Book of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy is the most popular, widely used resource that provides instant access to practical, evidence-based recommendations from the experts in antimicrobial therapy. For each disease, the authors provide a commentary to help health care providers select the best of all antimicrobial choices. Drug descriptions cover all antimicrobial agents available today and include complete information about dosing regimens. In response to growing concerns about overuse of antibiotics, the resource includes guidelines on when not to prescribe antimicrobials.
Updated information regarding the strength and the level of evidence for all treatment recommendations

-Newly added information on antibiotic therapy for obese children
-2 built-in calculators
-Newly added information on antimicrobial prophylaxis and prevention of symptomatic infection
-Includes treatment of parasitic infections and tropical medicine
-Updated anti-infective drug listing, complete with formulations and dosages
-Balanced information on safety, efficacy and tolerability with data on costs and availability of drugs

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